Laughing Moon Mercantile #100
1840—1900 2 Corsets, Chemise, and Drawers 3 Views of Chemise, Sleeveless, Straight Sleeve, and Puffed Sleeve Misses Sizes 6—40, All Sizes Included Historically Correct with Complete Instructions and Illustrations Historical Notes and References
View A, the Dore Corset, is a straight seam corset with five pieces on each side and comes in B-D cup size. View B, the Silverado corset, has bust gores with six main pattern pieces and 2 bust gores on each side. It has bust gores in sizes A through G.
Both corsets can be made up plain or fancy. The open drawers have a pointed or straight waistband and a drawstring closure with six tucks. The sleeveless chemise has a yoke with a front opening and six tucks at the hem. The chemise also has the option of adding either a straight sleeve or a puffed sleeve. All patterns are sized from 6-40. Body Measurements Size
FABRICS: Corsets-Coutil, Jean, Drill, Twill, Sateen of 100% Cotton. Lining-Plain weave 100% Cotton, Ticking, Sateen, Lightweight Twill Corset Fancy Fabric-Silk, Lace, Satin, Moiré, Taffeta. DRAWERS: Cotton or Linen, Cambric, Batiste, Lawn, Muslin, Flannel. NOTIONS: Corsets: Busk, Grommets, and 1/4” wide steel boning. It is recommended that initial fitting steps be followed before selecting the busk, boning, and number of grommets. 6 yards corset lacing, 1” twill tape. Bias binding to bind top and bottom or self fabric binding, Lace beading and ribbon trim. Drawers: 1/2” twill tape or ribbon for waist drawstring. Lace trim Chemise: Optional Lace trim at hem—2 yards, lace trim at neck and armholes, 2 small buttons or hooks and eyes. TOOLS: For corset, Tapered Awl and Grommet Insertion Tool.